Walter Benjamin Pearless
Born 27 Mar 1869 Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead, Sussex, baptised Australia, died 6 Dec 1932 Australia, 63 years, bur. Victoria, Australia (Preston Cmty, Vic.). Occupations: Store keeper (1925). Son of Harry Pearless and Elizabeth Grove
When married in 1894, he was a Barman living at 56 Queen's Road, Barking; Alice was living at the same address. In 1907 they were living at 86 Gwendoline Avenue, Upton Park, West Ham; he was a Billiard Marker, as he had been in 1901 Census. They emigrated to Australia 1927/8 with their son George.
Married 2 Jan 1894 Barking, Essex (Parish Church) (38 years married) to:
Susan Alice Sherwood
Born 16 Feb 1872 London E. (65 Skidmore St, Mile End), died 1 Mar 1952 Australia, 80 years. Occupations: General Servant (1894)
Daughter of Samuel Talbot Sherwood (b.1841, d.1877) a Tea-Cooper, and his wife Sarah Ann (nee Norfor).
1)Alice May Pearless
Born 18 Mar 1894 Bow, London E., died 16 Jan 1982, 87 years
Married 16.11.1919 by Banns at St Peter's, Upton Cross, Essex to Henry Newport (34; bachelor; motor mechanic; son of William Newport dec'd, farmer) [MCert.]. At the time of their marriage both lived at 86 Gwendoline Avenue, West Ham; witnesses were David Ross Hunter & Edith Lilian Hunter (nee Pearless). Their children were Edith A A Newport (b.25.1.1920) who married L Clark, and Joan Newport. She served WWI with Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps [NArch].
2)Edith (Ede) Lilian Pearless
Born 1 Sep 1895 Bow, London E, baptised Australia & England
Married Nov.1919, West Ham, London E. to David Ross Hunter (b.25.3.1888). Edith and David Hunter witnessed her sister May's marriage, also in 4Q 1919. They had a son David William Hunter (b.5.8.1925) who married Irene.
3)Walter Harry Pearless
Born 9 Aug 1901 West Ham, London E, died 11 Feb 1985 Australia, 83 years, bur. 1985 Yallourn, Vic. Australia (Yallourn Cmty). Occupations: Fitter (1925)
When married in 1925, his residence was given as Upton Cross, Cornwall and his name given as Harry Walter. Probably emigrated to Australia between Nov.1926 and Nov.1929.
4)Albert George Pearless
Born 7 Mar 1907 Upton Park, West Ham (86 Gwendoline Ave), baptised Australia, died 27 Sep 1996 Morwell, Vic. Aus. (Maryvale Pvt.Hosp.), 89 years
Known as George, he emigrated to Australia with his parents when he was 20 (1927/8).